Beginning this month, UF employees have access to vastly expanded resources to support both their own as well as their household members’ wellbeing. On Aug. 1, the University of Florida announced an expansion of the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides UF employees in Gainesville, throughout Florida and worldwide with improved access to mental health counselors as well as enhanced worklife, financial and legal resources and services.
UF’s new Wellness Warrior Award is a peer-nominated recognition of individuals who work at UF and UF Health who make strides to live better by making healthier choices.
As part of its commitment to being a drug-free workplace, UF is required to prepare a biennial report on the effectiveness of its alcohol and other drug programs.
Check out two new UF studies that are looking for volunteers.
Beginning this month through the end of August, University of Florida and UF Health departments may apply for one of 10 Department Wellness Fund awards of up to $500 to support health and wellness initiatives in their area.